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Advertisement for Brown & Lawrence, wholesale and retail clothing warehouse, in the entire basement of the Old State House, fronting State St., Boston, Mass., 1851

Item Information

Title:
Advertisement for Brown & Lawrence, wholesale and retail clothing warehouse, in the entire basement of the Old State House, fronting State St., Boston, Mass., 1851
Description:
The advertisement is from the Boston Directory 1851. The Brown & Lawrence ad has an engraved image of the Old State House with the dome of the new State House visible in the background. The second page, not photographed, is from the Boston Directory for 1879 and has ads for businesses on State Street such as Aaron R. Gay & Co., stationers, at No. 130 State Street and the Boston Ice Company listed at No. 76 State Street.
Date:
1851
Genre:
advertisements
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
GC002: Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Subjects:
advertising
business (commercial function)
clothing stores
exterior views
public buildings
capitols
ice
historic buildings
State Street (Boston, Mass.)
Freedom Trail (Boston, Mass.)
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)Boston
Old State House (Boston, Mass.)
Extent:
2 pages
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
Contact host institution for more information.
Notes:
Gift of Miss Virginia Stockwell, 1921
Identifier:
198797
Call #:
GC002.01.MA.3100.003